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21
2015October

How to Make Job Searching More Appealing Than a Pumpkin Spice Latte

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by Cari Stark, Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

pumpkin spice latteFor career savvy college students, fall marks the time to get a job or internship lined up for the year. There's just one major flaw: where does one find the time? Don't worry: I'm not going to suggest less sleep. Sleeping less to accomplish more isn't always the answer, especially for the college students who […]

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16
2015September

Fail-Proof Steps to Choosing the Right Internship

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by College Works, Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Fail-Proof Steps to Choosing the Right Internship (2)As a college student, I was happy to get any and every workplace experience. Big mistake. I ended up interning at places that didn't prepare me for the workplace. If you're sending out application after application, and still getting no internship offers, it's tempting to take any offer that comes your way. There's one thing […]

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14
2015September

7 Tips to Rock the Perfect Internship Cover Letter

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by Theresa Clark, Monday, September 14th, 2015

Internship Cover LetterI was talking to a classmate the other day about the importance of internships and how I landed my current position. One of the first questions she asked me was, "How exactly do you write a cover letter for an internship?" This got me thinking: does the way you formulate a cover letter for an […]

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20
2015August

What No One Tells You about Working While in College

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by College Works, Thursday, August 20th, 2015

What No One Tells You About Working While in CollegeThis article was written by our good friends at After College, the largest career network for college students and recent college grads. This article addresses a major dilemma college students face: should I work while in college? Enjoy! Work-school balance isn't just another Thought Catalogue topic baiting millennials. Financial security, happiness, and your future career are […]

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4
2015August

3 Shocking Facts You Need to Know Before Accepting an Internship

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by College Works, Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

3 Shocking Facts About InternshipsThis article was written by our good friends at After College, the largest career network for college students and recent college grads.   A college degree and multiple internships are no longer the secret to getting a job after college. The real secret is a specific type of work experience. Here's why: 1. Paid internships are […]

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16
2015June

Juggling Work & School – Is It Worth It?

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by Theresa Clark, Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

WORK AND SCHOOL BLOGNearly 4 out of 5 students work while attending school. The average student works 19 hours per week during the school year. That might not seem like much, but let's put it into perspective. A fulltime student will spend 48 hours per week in class and studying combined. (A full-time student spends 12 hours a week in […]

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6
2015April

How to Avoid a Useless Internship

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by Cari Stark, Monday, April 6th, 2015

HOW TO AVOID A USELESS INTERNSHIP BLOG COVER (2)If college students are getting sick of hearing one word repeated over and over again, it's probably "internship." The word "internship" is all over the college space. Countless articles have been written about internships and hundreds of organizations exist solely to help college students find one. For good reason. College students need an internship in […]

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23
2015March

Top 10 Killer Ways to Improve Your Resume

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by Cari Stark, Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Top 10 Killer Ways to Improve Your ResumeSuper scary statistics: The average time recruiters spend looking at resumes - 5 to 7 seconds The percent of resumes filtered out by talent-management software - 50% The percent of hiring managers who look at a majority of received resumes - 19% The average number of people who apply for any given job - 118 The percent of […]

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2
2015March

6 Insanely Effective Steps To Landing Your Ideal Career (And 10 Tools to Help You Do It)

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by Cari Stark, Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Land your dreamNothing is more important than your college education and degree. Your degree will be your foot in the door at your ideal company, and your college education will enable you to succeed on the job. However, a lot of college graduates struggle to land a job after graduation. According to this Forbes article, "in 2011, 1.5 million, or 53.6% […]

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2015February

Top 11 Best Ways to Get an Internship

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by Cari Stark, Monday, February 9th, 2015

TOP 11 BEST WAYS TO GET AN INTERNSHIPWith the job market as competitive as it is today, a useful internship is a college student's only real opportunity to get a job after graduation. Employers use a college degree as a prerequisite. Some employers refuse to waive degree requirements altogether. However, today employers expect recent college graduates to have work experience and internships […]

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